CSETT? $4 0.QJ rn, Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2012 with funding from LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation http://archive.org/details/yearbook06mass Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts MCLA 375 Church Street North Adams, MA, 01247 volume 3 "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes hut they donoi quit" ( 'onrad Hilton c A N D I D S Left: Officer Mitchell, Campus Police Officer, on patrol during a quiet night on campus. Left: Christina Landeta walks to class through the Quad on a beautiful fall dav in the Berkshires. \l<c>\ r I he shuttle offers students transportation to the Berkshire Mall, \\ .il Marl and many othei destinations in town Who's got spirit? Right: Rebecca Relyea, Heather Davis, Corrinn Shogry, and Jake Stapleton show their full support at a basketball game. riel Picharc mmTm 'My favorite memory of the year would have to be playing football on the back lawn with the rest of Townhouse 69." ''My best memory is always being asked by Faculty and Staff members to become a student leader. Now here I am...." Above: Scott Greenberg is trying to get the crowd jumping at the hypnotist. Above: Rachel DeSautels, Karri Schnoger, Samantha Morrissey, and Ryan Kelly relax on one of MCLA's few snow days. Right: Tabatha Beshears attempts to take on two faculty members during December's Faculty v. Student Basketball game put on by mem- bers of the R.P.S staff. A Remember when... Taking a look back at the year on the MCLA campus Top Left: African American Studies Club presi- dent Carla DeBrito speaks at one of the mam successful Poetic Cypha's that AASC put on throughout the year „ Top Right: It shows that utilizing the library 's sources is quite easj as Nathaniel I lusse) studies tor an upcoming exam. Bottom Left Alex Shultz has a good time celebrating her birthda\ B Bottom Right: Nate Muir is enjoying one of \ ' Poeti< c \ pha's Seniors "Success is awarded to those who dream of endless possibilities. Who through determina- tion and perseverance continue climbing moun- tains and following rainbows. The struggles which we endure, the battles in which we engage, and the conflicts in which we encounter help us gain; a better perspective of life. It is the benefit of these experiences that give our life meaning/ 7 - Anonymous Left: Senior Bengey Asse smiles for the camera with Ashlev Green. Left: Ryan Hanley stole the lead as Robin in the FPA Fall production: Robin Hood. Below: Senior Katie Johnson has left her mark on the campus with her talent and inspiration for aspiring singers. \bo\ r \im t esai io is shown here ilm ing c on\ oi ation l Hnnei before mingling *\ ith her ad\ isees Left Kristen Hurlej and Mike Gentile minx theii l-isi yeai In the s >. • \ Office r-| Favorite memory at MCL A Senior Class 2006 "Dont cry because it's over, smile because it happened/' Dr. Suess 1 n "Having Dave Ortendahl [Dave-O] be my resident advisor of Berkshire Towers 2003-2004 Sally Silveria "Being a member of Dance Company, and being a student here first semester of fall 2004." Tara Moyna Suzanne Altman Melissa Annear Bengey Asse Katherine Augustine Danielle Barboza Sarah Blair Jennifer Bo Jennifer Bonesteel Jodi Browning Diana Cardoso Alex Charalambous Jeffrey Culligan Jennifer Daub Heather Davis Rachel Dayton :low: II smiles; Rich Thomas enjoys a ick bite to eat. Dori Wark catches a tree moment to take a picture. Below: Danielle Barboza and Jessica Wenig enjoy a dinner out with SGA. l eft \i<iiw Sail) Silveria is read) foi .1 night ol While hanging out b) SGA'awin duty at Hoosa( ll-ill ter carnival bonfire these seniors h.iv e .1 good tune Anthony Dedrick Jr. Jennifer Dermady Christine Dipaolo Michael Driscoll Andrew Etman Ryan Fitzpatrick Mary Francese William Gelinas Jacqueline Genereau Patricia Gillis Michael Giovine Adam Giroux Catherine Glaser Amber Godfrey Crowletta Hardy Julie Harkins Laura Harrington Shakira Hart Allyson Hurlburt Chalres Imafidon Theresa Johnson Daniel Jowett Debra Kaczowski Ithai Larsen Randy LeBlanc Class of 2006 10 Favorite place on campus CLASS 2006 Making memories to last a lifetime. 8 I "Venable Theatre../the other room'." Ryan Fitzpatrick "The quad on a nice day, espe- cially when professors take classes out there.' Kara Tajima Jess Wenig I fee fin Lee I li/hvth I i-w is Jillian Lorenz Man 1 ovelj I i-.i \lamolito Maggie Mango Sarah Martin I ori Mi Kenzie Michelle McNeil I ohm Modon Vanessa Men ado Benjamin M« t. I.ii.i Mo) na Matthew Murphy Sara t. )akes ll -| Favorite North Adams eatery: [■ CLASS 2006 North Adams has been a "home" to many students through the years. What will you miss when you leave? "Molly's Bakery" Erin Good im?M Congziu Ou Linsey Pelletier Christopher Phelon Ariel Pichardo Nicholas Randall Eric Reese Celeste Roeller Catherine Rymsha Sarah Schnell Bonnie Schott Sally Silveria Michael Smachetti Calcene Smith Kaitlin Smith Melanie Somes 12 Class of 200 Anna Stein Laura Svvirk Kara Tajima Katelyn Taxiera Richard Thorns Joshua Tiska Sarah Varno Stephanie Walker Doriane Wark Jennifer Wasicsko [essica Wenig Vanessa White Douglas W ilder [essica Williams Betsej Willis lames Wilnsz [.eft: Rian Rabideau ^v Kristen I lurlej seen here dri\ ing the \K I \ van on .1 R \ trip Clubs // The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." - William James Top left: Misty Keyes tables for the Center for Service. Seconc down: Ryan Hanley Issac Sussman, Erin Good, and Kati( Toohil are all dolled up for the fall play: Robin Hood. Thirc down: Members of the Pines sorority get together to show true sisterhood. Bottom left: James Gaffga and Alex Bailey ge together to show support for Hoosac Hall. 14 Matt Dunne takes a break from all of his work to flash us a quick smile. Left: P.im Klotz and Adrienne Fitzgerald show us their dre-.se- from a RA fashion show during training. Below: STARS members come together to smile at a Mocktails event. lett: kbOVC fhese three ladies are seen belting Students enjo) .1 round ol mini out tunes at •< karoke e\ ent goll In the quad THE» Student Government Associatior i SGA.SGA.SGA.SGA.SGA. I Top left: Annie Ruvolo, Anne Kirkpatrick, Celia Norcross, and Kristen Hurley pause before a S.G.A meeting for a quick photo. Top right: Senators Sarah Russell and Amanda Boudreault flash their smiles right after a meeting. Middle left: Kara Tajima, and Jessica Wenig both senators for SGA. Bottom left: Rian Rabideau serves up some chowder for Kristen Hurley and Anne Kirkpatrick at this year's family weekend. Bottom right: Mike Gentile and Celia Norcross smile wide during a E-board meeting. Senator Tabatha Beshears 16 Trustee Daniel Summers Parlimentarian [fall 2005] Jake Brundige Senator James Fitch Senator Max Drawert Programs of 2005 - 2006 Olimpiad December 14, 2005 Midnight Madness Faculty v. Student ttober is, 2005 Basketball December 1, 2005 Winter Carnival ebnumi 20 - 24th 2006 Valentine's Gala February 11, 2006. ibove: !i i. in \ Maureen C herry, irlimentarian [Spring of 20061 u ten |oyner, and Public stations chair Jessica Sokol get igether to discuss the agenda. :ight: elping hands: Marcelle Bastille, id i atie I .K hapelle i an be seen ound i ampus at numerous imiIs in either lend a hand, oi ippoi i other groups. Clubs and Organizations The Beacon Back row: Amanda Missel, Lori Mackenzie, Ryan Bissonette [efl Culligan Mike Douglass, i arissa I verett, Melanie c arvalho, and advisot [en Augur Front Row: Callie Smith, Courtne) 1 LeweUyn, Don Wark, fenn Dermandy, Kan rajima WJJW 91.1 Back row: Christine DiPaulo, Brian Millet Nicholas Barnes Hayle) rraanoi Ma* Clark. Middle row: (Crystal Grou \mandaTowne Michelle Bushee \nn i> ressiei I rontrow:AmandaMisseU,KarieDaniels,< arissa I verett i hristine Robichard ( iii isti.ni i ellowship iij.k row .' Middia !.•«• 1 1. >ni row Right: Krista Roche, and Marisa Parker share a piece of writing at a Poetic Cypha Below: Jen Vohs and Maureen Cherry enjoy all the free samplings at SAC's fam- ily weekend. Clubs & Organizations S.T.A.R.S Back Row: Misty Keyes, Theresa Radley, Christen Sempell, Sarah Mcnamara, Steve Hamilton, Christopher Rodick, Joey Defreese, Emily Sigler. Middle Row: Tiffany Greenly, Nikita Kirchner-Bean, James Fitch, Juliana Mazza, Rebecca Relyea, Kathleen Jackson. Bottom Row: Megan Markland, Christy Vlach, Valerie Hill Political Science Club Back Row: Brian Miller, Nate Muir, Jessica Sokol, Kevin Sul Bottom Row: Matthew Nieves, Eric "Max" Drawert, Peter Fitzge 18 ■ it i^^n 9^^^^^^^^^P one ciud qt a Time Left: Above: Students enjo) a luni h in On theii way oul ol .» meel the ( entennial Room ing, these girls take •> mo menl tobe< aptured on tilm i" Clubs & Organizations Bowling Club Back Row: Christopher Rodick, Michelle Hansen, Fred Karl, Jennifer Vohs, Sally Silveria. Front Row: Courtney Shea, Julie Rier, Julie Jordan, Corrinn Shogry. Sigma Gamma Phi Back row: Sarah Carol, Melanie Somes, Kristin Whitney, Heather Davis, Emily Sigler, Stephanie Romig, Amanda Boudreault. Front Row: Sarah Flint, Kate Augustine, Suzanne Altmen, Maggie Mango Student Activities Council Conservative Union Back Row: Troy Gardner,Mike Harrington, Daniel Townsend Front Row: Celeste Roeller, Rachel Dayton Above: Theresa Radley is the Special Events chair of SAC and can con- stantly be found planning a lot of fun activities for the campus. Right: Jen Bo and Heather Harris serve up cotton candy at SAC's welcome fest. 20 Below: Catie LaChapelle awaits patiently for the SAC meeting to begin. Left: Teddy Bourgeois and ke\ in Lyons are dressed to pump up the corwd at Midnight Madness >>w: Ben Lamb, i Matt Dunne I off their bobb >i frames from 1 's Welcome I .it let t: 1 he members of S u show then goof) side foi .1 group photo l eft s h.n ke\ •. is ,iU\ ,i\ s .i\ ailable foi students to pla) .1 variety of game-, watch movies and televi sion 01 it can be a fun place to just hang out Below left: Julia Simpson and Katie VinAnden share a quick smile with us before heading to a basketball game. Right: Adrienne Fitzgerald, and Jen Rosen are all smiles before watching a cheerleading competition. Clubs & Organizations Multi-Cultural Student Society Back row: Christina Landeta, Courtney Shea. Front row: Latoya Jones, Miranda Brown. Skit-er-do First row: Omar Leonard, Jessica Manna 22 Above: These students went in killer costumes to Monster Mash as the villians of Batman. Left: Students get the chance to dance the night away at Monster Mash. Below: Stefani Veratti, Michelle Hansen, and Bria Wilbur enjoy snac ks and share stories at Hoosac Hall's Welcome Back Fest. Far I ett: Students love to hang out in the I [arbor espe< tally w Inn then- i^ ,i s\l (. omed) Stop e\ ent. I ett: Ke\ in I teSantis o,.iin bling at t lu- \\ el< ome w eek c asino Night Below: Top row: Emily Sigler, Joey Defreese, Meghan Rogers, Kathy Monteiro, James Farrington, Maureen Cherry, Megan McClain, Ashley Ewick, Kristen Hurley, Heather Davis, Heather Harris. Middle row: Tabatha Beshears, Sally Silveria, Becky Reylea, Corrinn Shogry, Michelle Hansen, Pam Klotz, Courtney Parker. Bottom row: Adrienne Fitzgerald, Rian Rabideau, Mallary Mello, Jake Stapledon ^r- ,'j»\ ^ R~ ~-p '3 1 f ,» 24 Residential Programs and Services Faculty & Staff // // Forever paving the roads for the future. - unknown Some of the lovely ladies of the third floor of the Campus Center, starting from top left: Diane Collins, Judy Ozolins, Charlotte Degen, Theresa O'Bryant & Annie Ruvolo Professors are always seen milling about the campus prepar- ing for their classes. Left: The Facilities Staff I earn from Hoosac Hall: Chit Copeland, Nettie Joy & Julie Hebert. Below: Beth Petri, Director of Financial Aid, i>. always ready to help students. \h<>\ e Denise Richardello and lo-.li Mend. ill are aeen here meeting In the I Idridge hall conference room Steve Green is caught on film in his office working on Important V .uKmhk ad\ am ements Faculty, Staff & Administration Bob Bence Ann Billetz Sue Birns Peggy Brooks Sherry Burdick Bob Bucley Jared Ciempa Diane Collins Thomas Cook Charlotte Degen Gerry Desmarais Joseph Ebiware Wesley Flinn Erica Forrest Mike Ganger Rivka Glaser Rita Janeczek Amalio Jusino Ben Kahn Ellen Kalicki Madeline Levy John Lopes John Meehan Jocelyn Merrick Andrew Mitchell Bill Montgomery Spencer Moser Scott Nichols Paul Nnodim Celia Norcross Theresa O'Bryant Judy Ozolins Richard Pothier Annie Ruvolo Dawn Schrade Stan Spiewak Jerry Smosky James Stakenas Chris Thomas Myles Whitney Carl Villanueva Ewes 28 p is for faculty Far Left: John Lopes can be seen meeting with students in Sharkv s Left: Members of the faculty gather in a conference room in Eldridge Hall. Below: Lori Gazzillo is seen here working on important press releases for the college. Left: Faculty lunch hour is a great time to connect with col- Above: Stan Spiewak and \nd\ Mitchell let loose at theRA Bowling night. leagues. Dear Members of the Class of 2006: I would like to offer mv most sincere congratulations on your graduation from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts I his is an extreme!) special class for me - especially those of you who have been here for the past lour years because we started our journe) at MCI A together. I began mv tenure as president in September 2002. the same year main of you were coming to campus tor the first time as freshmen. Whether you have hecn here for lour yean or one. earning a baccalaureate or master's degree is .1 significant accomplishment of which you should be extreme!) proud; I know that we are all ver\ proud of you! I can also assure you thai youi degree from MCI A will serve >ou well as vou continue on in your pursuits throughout youi lives As vou look hack on your college career, vou will cherish the bonds vou have created with faculty, staff and classmates main of these wonderful friendships that will Bta) with you foievci Please keep us informed of your activities and accomplishments as I know there will be man) Ks alumni vou w ill he out best examples of success and w ill save .is important role models foi future students. Please stay in touch, ami visit often. Since 1 became president fout years ago, we have accomplished a great deal .11 \u I \ ( >ne iiimg is certain; none of it would he possible without all of VOU I am so pleased w c have taken this loumev together, and that I have come to know so mam of you personally For me, it will be bittersweet to see vou all go, Inn I lake comfort in knowing thai vou .lie oil to accomplish even more Besi wishes foi mhu> good health and happiness, and I look forward U) calling vou fellow alumni Sincere!) . Mary K Grant, Ph D President "Sports do not build character, they reveal it. - John Wooden Above: Sara Miller, Taylor Kenyon, Rachel Desautels, Samantha Morrisey, Danielle Weber, Christina Murray, Karri Schnoger, and Ryan Kelly show their fan support. Top left: Meghan Coakley shows young girls the drills involved with playing soccer. Second down: Gian Franco Bravo power kicks the ball down the field. Third down: Danielle Tyer shows the crowd a nice jump shot. Bottom Left: Set up for a good return Annie Desire, Carolyn Golden, and Felicia Yuzenko wait for the opposing team to serve. Varsity Division III Men's Soccer Men's Basketball Baseball Golf Women's Volleyball Women's Soccer Women's Basketball Softball Cross Country Women's Tennis 30 Just playing the game. Adam Garner gets ready to steal the ball from the opposing team. "Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character," John Wooden At Left: Members of the Men's soccer team share their victory at this years Olimpiad competition. Sharing their talent Below: Student athletes from all dif- ferent teams were up at the break of dawn on January 21st preparing lor a morning filled with young female athletes from around the town. Al- ter spending the morning teaching skills, the athletes brought the chil- dren to the Women's and Men's bas- ketball games. MCLA Left: \i'n. llusNK i Igolfei winds up for a Members of the cheerleading team powerful swing. sit during the Olimpiad tourna men) aw ating to heai w ho ia oi^ II Women's Soccer Fall Season Overall 3-11-2 Back row: Coach Deb Raber, Kristean Kissel, Taylor Kenyon, Sarah Miller, Christine Barna, Ryar Kelly, Samantha Morrissey. Middle row: Stephanie Walker, Danielle Weber, Meghan Coakley Katelyn Taxiera, Katelin Lorenz, Lisa Merrill, Christina Murray. Bottom row: Michelle MacDonald Kristen Lewis, Jen Rafterty, Rachel DeSautels, Karri Schnoger, Sandra Sheridan. f\ K>\ 32 Men's Soccer Fall Season Overall 5-9-2 Back row: Adam Tomich, Edwin Escobar, Brian Szabo, Edward Hammond, David Corral, Mike Giovine, Zach Natale, Sebastian Perez-Lawrence, Jason Mlodzianowski, Camilo Bermudez, Head Coach Shewcraft. Bottom Row: Raul Escobar,Gianfranco Bravo, David Ewell, Joe Erwin, Chris Whalen, Brendan McCarthy, Ciaran Cullen, Marc Capaldo, Kyle Righi, Marcel Pierre- Louis,Chris Russo, Kyle Love. Men's Baseball Spring '05 Season Overall 9-21 Back row: Edward Richards, Patric k Barnes, Paul McManus, Andrew * iaines, Ryan Bridegroom, ( or) Burtman, Matthew Burke, Steven Sullivan,Mat1 Murphy> fames Pesente, Anthonj Bruno Nick Randall, Steven I )eSantis. Middle row: Darren Jefferson, tathon) Russo, Seamus Morrison, Ru k\ Roberts, Bob I lowland, ( iary I Ik ks Women's Basketball MULA mc Back row: Danielle Weber, Kristean Kissel, Danielle Tyer, Kristen Lewis, Assistant coach Betsey Willis, Coach Holly McGovern. Bottom row: Jackie Bailor, Dianna Blanchard, Taylor Kenyon, Rachel DeSaultels, Jakia Hall. 34 Men's Basketball Back row: Assistant coach Andrew Santandera, Robert Malloy, Bran- don Pender, Steve Abeillie, Henry Schrader, Chris Voght, Mike Callahan, Coach Devin Gotham. Front row: J. P. Quintal, Brian Phillips,Mike Harmon, Thad Broughton, Adam Garner. Women's Softball Spring '05 Season Overall 3-27 Sports cont. Golf-Tennis-Volleyball dub sports inaction Club Sports Mkido Club-Bowling Club-Boxing Club-Cheerleading-Dance Company- datari-Lacrosse-Women's Rugby-Ski Club-Outdoor Trailblazers-Volleyball ^^r^-* 9 l *s «v ^jj Ww ^^1 pi w"^k ML jBHI %'' m 4 -^^l ^r^ ii ♦ i *BSa* r W* " Below: Right: The men's soccer team huddles Fundamentals mean everything: together during half time to go Meghan Coakley demonstrates over plays for the next half. how to dribble a ball. What was your favorite memory from the season? I "Singing on the long bus trips home to keep our spitits high." -Rachel Desautels and Samantha Morrissey. Right: Thad Broughy is seen here with Coach Gotham after he reached 1000 points in his three years of playing. Right: Ladies of the Softball team show us their guns. 38 Above left: Tavlor Kenvon and Rachel Desautels show youngsters the meaning of teamwork. Above: Christina Murray and Lisa Merrill are shown with their trophv from the Olimpiad competition. Far left: This golfer sure knows how to swing. With a powerful hit he sends the ball way down the green. Left: These tennis players are ready for their serve to be re- turned. SPORTS' CANDIDS ALL ABOUT THE LOVE Peer advisors Kara Perry and BiL Callahan take a break from their advisees. _J< Students take a break from the festivities at this years' Midnight Madness to take a quick picture. STAFF LOVE Lyndsay Isham, Heather Davis, Michelle Hansen i flb KISSES A kiss shared between friends. RETRO LOVE Celia Norcross is seen here re-living the 80's. Get Tough! Pam Klotz and Public Safety Officer Andy Mitchell show the campus they do not mess around.